Residential Caregiver II - Santa Fe Group Home

Broomfield, CO, USA Req #1118
Friday, July 9, 2021

Imagine! is a nonprofit with a goal of helping people aspire to, and achieve, a fulfilling life of new possibilities by providing support services to individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. We support Boulder and Broomfield counties.


"Our mission is creating a world of opportunity for all abilities."

Job Title: Residential Counselor II

Pay rate: $17.51/hour, 40 hours/week.
FMLA status: Hourly non-exempt, overtime offered, but not required
Work schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

***SIGN ON BONUS $2000  


Purpose of Position- Serves as a resource to the Residential Services Staffed Sites, working as-needed at behavioral, medical and community sites. Provides for the health, safety and welfare of the residents with disabilities in their homes and in the community. Implements residents’ Individual Plans. Monitors and reports on data to ensure compliance with all applicable regulating agencies. Maintains professional relationships with residents as well as members of treatment teams. Supports the site supervisor in performing basic administrative and quality assurance tasks.
 
Benefits:
 

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Basic Life Insurance and AD&D, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan 403(b)Ten Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Accruals Wellbeing Days, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

1.Provides for the health, safety, and welfare of the residents with disabilities in their homes and in the community.

  • Attends to resident health and safety needs according to all assessment and care plans, including medication administration, personal hygiene, and home and community safety.
  • Performs cleaning, cooking, and other site maintenance as assigned.
  • Provides transportation as required using company vehicles.
  • Ensures the ongoing facilitation of person-centered principles in the home.
  • Deals effectively with crisis situations.

2.Implements, monitors, and reports on residents’ Individual Service and Support Plans as stated in the Individual Plan.

  • Completes all documentation and tracking timely and accurately.
  • Communicates effectively with residents, guardians and family members, and all other members of residents’ treatment teams.

3.Monitors and reports on data to ensure compliance with all applicable guidelines and regulations, including Imagine! Policies and Procedures.

  • Completes all required training, including annual refreshers, in the appropriate timeframe.
  • Reports all behavioral incidents, medical emergencies, and/or significant changes in medical condition to Residential Site Supervisor, and completes all related paperwork in a timely manner.

4.Maintains respectful and professional relationships with residents, staff, guardians and family members, and all other members of treatment teams.

·Addresses conflict productively, as described in the residential training.

·Utilizes effective time management skills.




5.Supports the Residential Site Supervisor in performing basic administrative and quality assurance tasks.

·Performs basic clerical duties, such as filing, under the direction of the Site Supervisor.

·Maintains data for quality assurance information and activities. This may include ensuring that medical records are updated and Individual Plans are maintained.


6.This position requires regular use of a personal vehicle with liability insurance that meets Imagine! standards.


Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Strictly complies with household budget protocols and spending limits, including guidelines for resident personal needs funds.
  • Maintains the residential site, vehicles, and resident personal belongings in good repair, being mindful of safety and cleanliness.
  • Supports Program Managers in performing special projects, as directed.

Job Qualifications


Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:


·General knowledge of developmental disabilities system in Colorado. 

·Demonstrated skill in working with adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a residential setting.

·Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels. 

·Ability to productively address conflict. 

·Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. 

·Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, assistive technology, etc. 

·Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to meet Imagine! driving requirements. 


Training/Education:

·High school diploma or equivalent. 

·2 years of college preferred. 

·Ability and willingness to successfully complete required training curriculum. This includes Emergency Control Procedures, Safety Control Procedures, and IBSSP. 


Experience:


·2 years of experience preferred. 

·1 year of employment with Imagine!’s Residential Services preferred.

·OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 


Working Environment/Physical Activities

·Ability to lift 50 pounds. 

·Ability to drive a mini van and a large van with wheelchair lift. 

·Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment. 

·Ability to work various shifts, including overnight shifts. 

·Willingness and ability to respond to emergency situations as they arise. 
 

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Imagine! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect the dignity and diversity of individual work force members. We also recognize the value of diversity in our organizations and wish to employ a workforce that is as diverse as the communities and people we serve. It is our policy to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable laws is strictly prohibited.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $17.51
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Broomfield, CO, USA